The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for VMware ESX skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VMware ESX over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
VMware ESX Server
UK / Scotland
Rank 135 161 146
Rank change year-on-year +26 -15  
Permanent jobs citing VMware ESX 3 2 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.13% 0.068% 0.39%
As % of the System Software category 1.56% 0.88% 5.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 7
Median salary £32,500 £60,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -45.83% +87.50%  
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year -8.75% -4.76%  

VMware ESX is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 192 228 235
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 8.28% 7.78% 7.60%
Number of salaries quoted 112 147 135
Median salary £42,500 £38,500 £32,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.38% +17.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

VMware ESX
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing VMware ESX as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for VMware ESX in Scotland

VMware ESX
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VMware ESX in Scotland.

Salary trend for VMware ESX in Scotland

VMware ESX
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VMware ESX within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow - 2 £32,500 -
Edinburgh -1 1 - -
VMware ESX
UK

VMware ESX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT jobs citing VMware ESX also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for VMware ESX.

1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 9 (81.82%) SAN
2 9 (81.82%) MS Exchange
2 9 (81.82%) Degree
2 9 (81.82%) Time Management
2 9 (81.82%) Finance
3 7 (63.64%) PowerShell
4 6 (54.55%) Business Continuity
4 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (45.45%) MCSE
6 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
6 4 (36.36%) Information Security
7 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (18.18%) F5
8 2 (18.18%) Splunk
8 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (18.18%) Office 365
8 2 (18.18%) Server Virtualisation
8 2 (18.18%) RHEV
8 2 (18.18%) Line Management
8 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (18.18%) Security Patching
8 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
8 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
8 2 (18.18%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001

VMware ESX
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (81.82%) MS Exchange
2 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (18.18%) IIS
5 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
General
1 9 (81.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Server Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Storage Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Unix Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) AIX
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
1 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (18.18%) Unix
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Time Management
2 6 (54.55%) Business Continuity
3 4 (36.36%) Information Security
4 2 (18.18%) BCP
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 2 (18.18%) Line Management
4 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Security Patching
4 2 (18.18%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) PowerShell
2 2 (18.18%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) Perl
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) Degree
2 5 (45.45%) MCSE
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (18.18%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 6 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (18.18%) Firmware
3 2 (18.18%) RHEV
4 1 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (9.09%) VMware Server
4 1 (9.09%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (18.18%) Nagios
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (18.18%) F5
2 2 (18.18%) HP
2 2 (18.18%) IBM
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
2 2 (18.18%) Splunk
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) Symantec